Orthopaedic - Ward Nurse Specialist - Leeds

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Position – Orthopaedic  Ward Nurse Specialist - Leeds
Salary – £25,000-30,000 (Negotiable)
Hours- Full-time  

Our Vacancy:
Our ward nurses enjoy coming to work in a friendly but busy environment. We give our nurses time to care for their patients and in return our nurses help us to achieve success. Through our passion, care and commitment, we work together to ensure we deliver on our promises.

We are a supportive nursing team, who provide our nurses with the opportunity to develop their existing nursing skills, in a multi-disciplinary environment. We are flexible with career pathways, encouraging easy access to on-going, lifelong learning to meet NMC standards. We are currently looking for a committed and flexible orthopaedic nurse specialist to join our busy inpatient team allowing you to flex your hours to suit both home and work commitments.
We believe patient support plays a critical role in delivering a positive outcome for the patient. As our orthopaedic nurse specialist nurse you will be ward based providing assistance and information to patients as an essential part of their care. Patients benefit from the dedicated approach of the orthopaedic specialist nurse throughout the duration of their treatment. The specialist nurse provides a friendly face on arrival explaining the procedure and clarifying the details of the prognosis and rehabilitation. They also connect the patient to other members of the multidisciplinary team if necessary. The orthopaedic nurse specialist offers post discharge support for patients to help with queries regarding symptoms and medication.
We offer the full range of orthopaedic investigations and treatments ranging from the simple to the most complex surgery provided by leading consultants. Surgery is performed in dedicated operating theatres with laminar flow to minimise the risk of infection. Patients are cared for on both our day care and inpatient wards by our dedicated team. Part of your role as the orthopaedic nurse specialist you will provide clinical expertise and advise to the nursing teams in both inpatient and outpatient departments. You will be responsible and accountable for your own practice within the clinical area and for delivering a high quality service to all patients whilst identifying areas for development and implementing and evaluating change.

In return we are looking for someone who can demonstrate their passion, enthusiasm and commitment to nursing and willingness for continuing professional development.
Working Hours:

This is a full time Orthopaedic Nurse Specialist position for 37.5 hours per week.
To be successful for this position you need to be:

NMC registered.
Have extensive orthopaedic experience and a necessary orthopaedic qualification.
Have an ability to transfer skills through a variety of clinical areas including ward and out patients.
A recognised teaching qualification and mentorship experience is also desirable.
Key Words: Orthopaedics, Nurse, Specialist, Wards, Theatres

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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